RCB vs KXIP: KL Rahul scored his 20th IPL half-century in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore.© BCCI/IPL

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) skipper KL Rahul and veteran Chris Gayle scored glorious half-centuries, as KXIP defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight wickets, after being handed a goal of 172. It was not a snug win by any means for KXIP, who virtually tousled the chase regardless of the half-centuries, with the conflict happening to the final ball. RCB posted a complete of 171/6 in 20 overs, after skipper Virat Kohli received the toss and opted to bat. Kohli who was enjoying his 200th match for RCB, completed as the best run-scorer hitting 48 runs off 39 deliveries. A late cameo from Chris Morris who smashed 25 runs off eight deliveries, helped the aspect end with a robust whole. Mohammed Shami and Murugan Ashwin accounted for 2 dismissals apiece. The Punjab-based franchise has now recorded its second win in IPL 2020, following the triumph in match 31 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. (SCORECARD)

IPL 2020 Match 31 Highlights Between Royal Challengers Bangalore And Kings XI Punjab, Straight From The Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

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  • 23:02 (IST)

    Kings XI Punjab are again to profitable methods

    Kings XI Punjab document their second win within the ongoing version, with a overcome Royal Challengers Bangalore by a margin of eight wickets. This makes it two wins in as many matches for KXIP in opposition to RCB in IPL 2020. Nicholas Pooran smashed a six off the ultimate supply of the innings, to assist guarantee a tense win.

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    WICKET! Chris Gayle run out (Devdutt Padikkal/AB de Villiers) 53 (45)

    Chris Gayle departs for 53 runs off 45 deliveries, following a fast throw by Devdutt Padikkal which catches Gayle in need of his crease, with AB de Villiers finishing a advantageous stumping. Nicholas Pooran to face the ultimate supply.

  • 22:51 (IST)

    KXIP want 7 runs from the ultimate two overs

    Victory is a mere formality at this stage for KXIP, with 7 runs wanted off 12 deliveries.

  • 22:46 (IST)

    Chris Gayle hits his 29th IPL half-century

    Chris Gayle completes his half-century off 36 deliveries, having performed an important position in serving to KXIP dominate the chase in opposition to RCB.

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    Fifth six of the innings for Chris Gayle, who lofts the size supply over long-on.

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    Chris Gayle has been spectacular, smashing his fourth six of the innings over long-on.

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    KXIP within the driver’s seat with four overs left

    KXIP want 26 runs in 24 deliveries. The Punjab-based franchise is within the driver’s seat, following a advantageous partnership between Chris Gayle and KL Rahul.

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    Wonderful six by KL Rahul who pulls the quick ball from Mohammed Siraj, with correct placement over deep sq. leg.

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    Terrific six by Chris Gayle who smashes the size supply bowled with width on supply, over deep additional cowl.

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    50-run partnership between KL Rahul and Chris Gayle

    Boundary for Chris Gayle, who muscle tissues the ball straight down the bottom. This brings up the 50-run partnership between Gayle and KL Rahul.

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    4500 runs within the IPL for the Universe Boss

    Chris Gayle has accomplished 4500 runs within the IPL, in his maiden look within the ongoing version. 

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    Chris Gayle survives following a DRS evaluation

    Chris Gayle was adjudged leg earlier than wicket by the on-field umpire following a superb supply by Mohammed Siraj. Nonetheless, Gayle will proceed to bat after the choice was overturned following a DRS evaluation.

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    Second six of the innings for Chris Gayle, who hits the ball over backward sq. leg, following a supply fired in on leg.

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    Chris Gayle will get his first six in IPL 2020, hitting Washington Sundar straight down the bottom following a fuller supply.

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    Consecutive sixes by KL Rahul, who goes as soon as once more, hitting the ball over long-on.

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    Chic six by KL Rahul, who swings away, hitting the ball with nice power over deep mid-wicket.

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    4 runs off Washington Sundar’s second over

    Washington Sundar concedes simply 4 runs off his second over of the innings, with Chris Gayle at present struggling having scored 4 runs off 12 deliveries.

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    WICKET! Mayank Agarwal b Yuzvendra Chahal 45 (25)

    Mayank Agarwal departs for 45 runs off 25 deliveries, after lacking a tossed up leg break from Yuzvendra Chahal which works on to hit the stumps. Chris Gayle walks in.

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    Wonderful six by Mayank Agarwal, who smashes a crazy supply from Yuzvendra Chahal straight over the bowler’s head.

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    FOUR Wides

    four wides down the leg aspect for Kings XI Punjab, as Mayank Agarwal misses his flick with AB de Villiers additional lacking the ball, which works on in direction of the advantageous leg fence.

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    Mayank Agarwal will get one more boundary, hitting the ball into the hole at deep backward level.

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    50-run partnership between KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal

    KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal full a 50-run partnership, following a superb six by Agarwal. The opener picked the slower supply by Isuru Udana early, smashing the ball over long-on. 

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    Mayank Agarwal continues to assault, thumping the ball over Navdeep Saini’s head for a boundary.

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    Second six of the innings for KL Rahul, who picks the size early, swinging throughout the road astutely following a size supply.

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    Consecutive boundaries for Mayank Agarwal, who directs the ball to long-off following a tossed up supply by Yuzvendra Chahal.

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    Boundary for Mayank Agarwal, who rocks again and pulls a brief supply, beating the fielder at deep mid-wicket.

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    Opening six of the innings for Mayank Agarwal, who lofts the ball over extensive long-on with nice power.

  • 21:37 (IST)


    KL Rahul will get his first six of the innings, pulling the ball over deep sq. leg for a flat six.

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    KL Rahul will get his first boundary of the innings, flicking the ball away to the advantageous leg fence.

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    Wonderful begin by Chris Morris

    Chris Morris will get the defence of 172 off to a unbelievable begin, conceding only one run off the opening over. 

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    KXIP go in with the common openers, Chris Morris to open the bowling for RCB

    KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal will open the innings as normal for Kings XI Punjab. Chris Morris will bowl the opening over of the second innings.

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    Chris Morris will get a six selecting the sluggish ball neatly, smacking the ball proper over the long-off fielder.

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    Very good shot by Isuru Udana, who picks the quick supply from Mohammed Shami early, pulling the ball flat over deep mid-wicket.

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    Chic boundary by Chris Morris, who performs a scoop shot, directing the yorker size supply from Mohammed Shami over quick advantageous leg. 

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    Opening six of the innings for Chris Morris, who executes a superbly timed ramp shot over level.

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